Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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SURF ZONE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
550 AM CDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.FOR THE BEACHES FROM MALAQUITE BEACH TO PORT ARANSAS...

TXZ242-243-262300-
KLEBERG-NUECES-
550 AM CDT SUN MAR 26 2017

5 AM OBSERVATIONS:

                              BOB HALL PIER         PORT ARANSAS
AIR TEMPERATURE:              71                    70
SEA WATER TEMPERATURE:        73                    70
WATER LEVEL:                  0.07 FT MSL           0.04 FT MSL
WIND:                         SE 15 MPH             SE 14 MPH


FORECAST:

                              TODAY                 MONDAY

MIN/MAX TEMP:                 / 78                  71 / 78

SKY         MORNING:          PARTLY CLOUDY         PARTLY CLOUDY
            AFTERNOON:        PARTLY CLOUDY         PARTLY CLOUDY
            EVENING:          PARTLY CLOUDY         PARTLY CLOUDY

WEATHER     MORNING:          NONE                  NONE
            AFTERNOON:        NONE                  NONE
            EVENING:          NONE                  NONE

PRECIP CHC  MORNING:          5%                    5%
            AFTERNOON:        5%                    5%
            EVENING:          5%                    5%

WIND        MORNING:          S 14-18 MPH           S 10-13 MPH
            AFTERNOON:        SE 13-24 MPH          SE 13-17 MPH
            EVENING:          SE 14-24 MPH          SE 15-18 MPH

RIP CURRENT RISK:*            MODERATE              LOW

LIGHTNING RISK:               NONE                  NONE

UV INDEX:                     VERY HIGH             VERY HIGH

SIG WAVE HEIGHT:*             4 FEET                4 FEET

DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD:*        8 SECONDS             7 SECONDS

PORT ARANSAS JETTY TIDES:     LOW : 841 AM          HIGH: 253 AM
                              HIGH: 344 PM          LOW : 932 AM
                              LOW : 916 PM          HIGH: 357 PM
                                                    LOW : 942 PM


.OUTLOOK (DAYS 3-5)...MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW TUESDAY WILL BECOME STRONG
ON WEDNESDAY. AFTERNOON HIGHS WILL BE IN THE UPPER 70S TO NEAR 80
WITH LOWS IN THE LOWER 70S. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS
ON WEDNESDAY. A WEAK OFFSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED BEHIND A FRONT ON
THURSDAY.


* A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS MEANS WIND AND/OR WAVE CONDITIONS
  SUPPORT STRONGER AND/OR MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS.  RESEARCH HAS
  SHOWN RIP CURRENTS ARE TYPICALLY MORE FREQUENT AND STRONGER IN
  THE VICINITY OF JETTIES...INLETS...AND PIERS.

* A LOW RISK OF RIP CURRENTS MEANS THAT ANY RIP CURRENTS THAT DO
  FORM ARE LIKELY TO BE WEAK BUT STILL MAY POSE A DANGER TO POOR
  SWIMMERS. RESEARCH HAS SHOWN RIP CURRENTS ARE TYPICALLY MORE
  FREQUENT IN THE VICINITY OF JETTIES...INLETS...AND PIERS AND
  THESE CAN BE QUITE STRONG ON DAYS WHERE THE OVERALL RIP CURRENT
  THREAT IS LOW...ESPECIALLY IF STRONG SOUTHERLY OR NORTHEASTERLY
  WINDS EXIST.

* SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM.
  DONT FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE
  SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE...FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR
  WAVE FOR HELP. IF TIRED...FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF
  THE RIP CURRENT.

* WAVE HEIGHT AND PERIOD FORECASTS ARE REPRESENTATIVE OF DEEP OCEAN
  WAVES OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS...NOT SURF CONDITIONS.

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